Julius Caesar Scaliger
and the Limits of Poetic Theory
In this context, Grafton and Weinberg provide particularly intriguing and useful discussion of Casaubon's interaction with Joseph Scaliger
. Although they never met in person, the two scholars exchanged letters and engaged in discussion of key academic themes, with many of Scaliger
's sensibilities serving as fodder for Casaubon's own approach and conclusions.
The great Christian student of calendars Joseph Scaliger
may well have been right to proclaim that most 16th-century Jews believed that their fixed calendar went back to Moses himself.
Dicese que cuando el estrambotico aventurero, de afanes muy diversos Paolo Scaligero (a quien no hay que confundir con el gran filologo Joseph-Juste Scaliger
) tenia solo veinte anos proyecto imitar a Pico della Mirandola y fue a Roma con el proposito de defender una coleccion de conclusiones tituladas: De omni re scibili.
's Poetices libri septem (1561) acknowledges the significance of Homer hut emphasizes Virgilian artistry and Horatian prescriptions.
Contributors (of which there were fifty-two in the two volumes) wrote in five different languages (including Syriac and Hebrew), and counted among them some of the most illustrious intellectuals in France and Europe: Joseph Scaliger
, Henri Estienne, Pierre Pithou, Antoine Loisel, and Guillaume Du Vair.
He initially worked on the polymath Joseph Scaliger
, whose De emendatione temporum laid the foundation, in 1583, for all subsequent discussion of the chronology of the ancient world.
Thom's text is sensibly conservative and he endeavours to preserve the reading of the Farnese codex wherever possible, only adopting the more necessary corrections or modifications (hence he follows Wachsmuth in correcting the manuscript's aido to aeido, instead of opting for Ursinus'aeiso in line 6, and prefers Scaliger
's pantessi instead to Mosheim's kai pasi for the unmetrical pasi in line 3).
The widely influential renaissance theorists Julius Caesar Scaliger
and Jacobus Pontanus argued for a wide variety of subject matter in the epigram?
Into this perplexing mess stepped a remarkable scholar, a Huguenot named Joseph Justus Scaliger
The Exotericae exercitationes de subtilitate (1557) by Julius Caesar Scaliger
was until 1700 one of most cited works in natural philosophy.
Pattison's essay was a review of an edition of Casaubon's diary and a book by Charles Nisard on Scaliger
, Lipsius, and Casaubon.